About the Library

Livonia Public Library consists of four branches -- Alfred Noble, Carl Sandburg, Robert and Janet Bennett Civic Center and Vest Pocket. Click here for hours and locations. The Library Director, Toni LaPorte, and the Library Commission administer all four branches.

Library Commission

Members of the Livonia Library Commission are appointed by the Mayor of Livonia. The Library Commission is an advisory group which advises the Mayor and the Library Director on matters affecting the Livonia Public Library and its card holders.

The term of office for each Commissioner is three years, appointed until October 17 of indicated year. The current roster includes:

President Diane Policelli 2020
Vice President Donna Anagnostou 2020
Secretary Christine McQuiston 2019
Treasurer Cathy Condon 2021
Diane Edwards 2020
Ex-officio Library Director Toni LaPorte

The Library Commission meetings are open to the public. Commission meets the third or fourth Monday of the month at 4pm

2018 Dates
January 22 May 21 September 17
February 26 June 18 October 15
March 19 July 16 November 19
April 16 August 20 December 17

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Livonia Public Library is to provide for the educational, informational, and recreational needs of the community through its materials, programs, and services.

Whether you are conducting research for a school project, need computer access, a test proctored or a book or movie to enjoy at home—one of our four libraries can help to fill that need.

Keeping up with the Library via Email

If you give us your email address* we'll send you:
1. Check out receipts (you can still get a paper receipt if you like)
2. Date due reminders a few days in advance
3. Holds available notifications
4. A reminder when your card is about to expire

Call the library at 734-466-2491 to have your email address added to your account by a staff member.

5. Subscribe separately to our monthly e-newsletter to keep up with what's happening in the library using the form above.

*Of course, we never sell your email address or spam you.